Bjp National Executive

  • Life and times of Narendra Modi June 11, 2013

    In a big boost to Narendra Modi's political career, BJP President Rajnath Singh appointed the Gujarat Chief Minister party's election campaign committee chief for 2014 polls. ...
  • Is the BJP now headed for a formal split? June 11, 2013

    Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani on Monday resigned from all party posts just a day after party President Rajnath Singh made Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi the chief of Central Election Committee for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Watch India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai June 9, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Will Narendra Modi be the game changer for BJP in 2014 general election? June 9, 2013

    Narendra Modi has now taken centre stage in the national politics after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chose the Gujarat Chief Minister to be its poll panel chief, thrusting him on to a bigger role for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The party took the plunge on day-two of its...
  • Modi will improve BJP's position in the country: Raman June 9, 2013

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh hinted that perhaps it was the end of LK Advani era as the BJP chose Narendra Modi as its poll panel chief for 2014 Lok Sabha elections. "The BJP will continue to receive guidance from LK Advani. Party is going through a new phase, it...
  • Narendra Modi is the face of BJP for 2014 elections: Manohar Parrikar June 9, 2013

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who hosted the BJP National Executive meet, said, "Campaign chief is definitely the face of the party for elections." ...
  • Decision to appoint Modi as poll panel chief was democratic: Jailey June 9, 2013

    BJP leader Arun Jaitley said the decision to elevate Narendra Modi as party's poll panel chief was reached after taking party's consensus into account. ...
  • Only Third Front can deliver an able government: SP leader Azam Khan June 9, 2013

    Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, while commenting on Narendra Modi's elevation to BJP's poll panel chief, said, "It is unfortunate for the nation that someone who is accused of massacring people is being pitched as the next prime minister. People are getting the message that the Congress is weak, the...
  • Watch: Gujarat celebrates Modi's elevation to BJP's poll panel chief June 9, 2013

    Narendra Modi has now taken centre stage in the national politics after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chose the Gujarat Chief Minister to be its poll panel chief, thrusting him on to a bigger role for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Change is inevitable: Arun Jaitley on rise of Narendra Modi June 9, 2013

    Is the rise of Narendra Modi an end to the Advani-Vajpayee era? Senior BJP leader says "change is always a continous process." "Any party which has an ability to throw up a new leadership, not out of family but on ability, it is always a good sign for the party,"...
  • Watch: Modi's speech after his appointment as BJP's poll panel chief June 9, 2013

    Shortly after his anointment, Narendra Modi declared at a public meeting that Goa has been lucky for him as in 2002 he had got the "licence" to run Gujarat. "I am confident that I will complete the task that has been entrusted to me by Rajnathji," he said to a...
  • Decision on Modi unanimous, he has Advani's blessings: Gadkari June 9, 2013

    "In consultation with the party workers, Narendra Modi has been chosen as the chairman of campaign committee. He has Advani's blessings," said former BJP president Nitin Gadkari. ...
  • It is because of Advani that BJP has grown: Shahnawaz Hussain June 9, 2013

    In a bid to put up a united face, BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said on Sunday that it is because of LK Advani that the party has grown. Advani skipped BJP National Executive in Goa citing health concerns. ...
  • I am neither pro-Advani nor anti-Modi, says Yashwant Sinha June 9, 2013

    BJP senior leader Yashwant Sinha on Sunday refuted reports that he did not attend the National Executive in Goa because he was against Modi's elevation. Sinha clarified that he did not go to Goa because of his own personal reasons. "In the last three days, I have been shown as...
  • Shivraj Chouhan congratulates Modi, says move will ensure BJP's victory June 9, 2013

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday congratulated Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on being anointed as BJP's 2014 poll campaign chairman. He said, "I congratulate Narendra Modi and we shall collectively ensure BJP's victory." ...
  • Modi is a team player, says BJP leader CP Thakur June 9, 2013

    BJP Vice President CP thakur says that some announcement on Narendra Modi will be made on Sunday. ...
  • Could the Advani-Modi power struggle lead to a split of BJP? June 8, 2013

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi seems to have split the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) down the middle over his proposed role in the 2014 elections with his angry supporters coming out on the streets and protesting outside party stalwart LK Advani's house even as the main opposition's chief Rajnath Singh...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 8, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Undue importance being given to certain individuals: Pawar on BJP meet June 8, 2013

    NCP chief Sharad Pawar, while commenting on BJP's National Executive meet, said, "I have already made a statement that media is giving disproportionate amount of importance to certain individuals. Now I'm hearing that there are protests outside Advani's residence. This is an indication." ...
  • Will there be any decision on Modi during the National Executive meet? June 8, 2013

    With LK Advani now boycotting BJP's National Executive meet in Goa, there is a huge question mark on whether there will be any decision at all on Narendra Modi's larger role in the upcoming general elections. With Advani having made up his mind, its up to BJP president Rajnath Singh...
  • Will only interfere when it's time to decide PM candidate: Shiv Sena June 8, 2013

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, while commenting on the ongoing rift within the BJP over Narendra Modi's role in the upcoming general elections, said, "What is happening at the National Executive is BJP's internal matter. Shiv Sena, JDU or Akali Dal will not interfere. If it is about NDA's campaign...
  • Modi's role in poll campaign BJP's internal issue: Sharad Yadav June 8, 2013

    JD(U) President Sharad Yadav on Saturday distanced his party from the ongoing BJP divide over Narendra Modi's role in upcoming general elections. "Rift within any party of the NDA will definitely weaken the alliance. The Modi issue is an internal matter of the BJP. They are deciding their own poll...
  • Rajnath suggests Modi be made poll panel convenor: Sources June 8, 2013

    BJP chief Rajnath Singh has reportedly offered a peace formula to the LK Advani camp, suggesting that Narendra Modi be made the poll panel convenor. However, sources say there is no clarity if Modi will accept this as he wants to be the chairman of the poll panel. ...
  • Advani is an ageless leader but requires rest: Prakash Javadekar June 8, 2013

    Senior BJP leader LK Advani skipped the National Executive meet in Goa on Saturday apparently to express his opposition to making Narendra Modi the poll campaign committee chief. ...
  • Advani camp tells Rajnath to take decision on Modi in his presence: Sources June 8, 2013

    At the BJP National Executive meet in Goa, the LK Advani camp told the BJP chief, Rajnath Singh to take a decision on Narendra Modi only in the senior leader's presence. ...
  • Digvijaya Singh takes a dig at 'sick' BJP leaders, wishes them a speedy recovery June 8, 2013

    Several BJP leaders, including LK Advani and Jaswant Singh, called in sick on Saturday and skipped the party's National Executive meet in Goa. ...
  • BJP rift out in the open: Cong leader Kamal Farooqui June 8, 2013

    Senior BJP leaders, including LK Advani and Jaswant Singh, skipped the National Executive meet on Saturday apparently over the proposed elevation of Narendra Modi as 2014 campaign committee chief. ...
  • Advani's absence will not have any affect on BJP meet in Goa: Party worker June 8, 2013

    BJP worker Shyam Raju told CNN-IBN that senior party leader LK Advani will be missed during the meet. ...
  • Watch: Experts debate on Narendra Modi's elevation at BJP's Goa meet June 8, 2013

    The BJP has been dismissive about reports that Narendra Modi will be elevated to the the position of campaign committee chief despite opposition from the Advani camp. ...
  • The Last Word: Can Narendra Modi propel BJP to power? June 7, 2013

    Sources have said the decision to make Narendra Modi chief of the BJP's campaign committee has been unofficially taken and will be formally announced on Sunday. How significant would that be? Does it herald the dawn of a new BJP? ...